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How do I open Terminal on Mac? (3 ways)

The Terminal app is an emulator used to type commands on your Mac macOS has a UNIX-based core and the Terminal allows you to travel from the outer world of macOS to the inner world of UNIX Because this app is mainly used to change settings and to solve technical problems, the average...

Security for everyone – Review ESET Smart Security Premium

ESET is one of the top security vendors in the world, and many organizations have endorsed their products Their most complete security solution for consumers is ESET Smart Security Premium Besides the usual antivirus engine, firewall module, or web shield, it also bundles tools like...

Turn the dark mode on or off, in the Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10

The touch-friendly Mail and Calendar apps that are pre-installed in Windows 10 have been improved with a new feature: the dark mode The dark theme has been available in Windows 10 for a while, but the Mail and Calendar apps used to apply the dark mode only partially Now, it applies...

Windows 10 icons. Where are they located? In which files and folders?

Whether you want to change the default icon of a certain folder or the icon of a shortcut you have created, you might wonder where you could find new icons While there are lots of websites that offer custom made icon sets, you might, however, prefer to use icons that are already...

How to reset all settings (and content) on your iPhone or iPad

At some point, you might want to sell your iPhone or iPad, or you might want to give it to someone else Before doing anything like that, you should reset it to its default factory settings and delete all the content on it After all, you do not want to gift all your personal data as...

How to use Snip & Sketch to take screenshots in Windows 10

Snip & Sketch is a Windows 10 screenshot tool that Microsoft has introduced with the October 2018 Update In the future, it is going to replace the Snipping Tool, but so far both apps continue to exist in Windows 10 until Snip & Sketch reaches feature-parity with the Snipping...

How to reset your Windows Firewall settings (4 methods)

After using the Windows Firewall for a long time, it might stop working as it should Especially if you have modified its more advanced settings, or you have introduced many changes It becomes difficult to pinpoint the root problem for your network connectivity issues One thing that...

How to delete or uninstall Windows from your PC

Some of our readers have asked us how they can remove Windows from their computers Some of them want to remove Windows and empty their drives, some have dual-boot configurations and want to keep only one Windows version, and other have Windows and Linux running alongside, and prefer...

How to change the Workgroup on a Mac, in 4 steps

Workgroups are the simplest way to link together a small number of computers and devices in order to make networking and sharing easier, making them ideal for your home network If you want your laptop(s), desktop computer(s), printer(s) and other devices to share resources, they...

How to find or lock your lost or stolen devices with Windows 10

Windows 10 has a device locating feature that makes it easier to find your Windows 10 computers and devices when they get lost It is called Find My Device and, when it is turned on, it allows Windows 10 to regularly check and store your location and then help you find your device if...

Test your HDD or SSD and check its health status

We recently had the misfortune to find out that a computer owner's worst nightmare is a failing hard disk drive It is not because you need to buy a new one, but because you face the risk of losing some or even all of the data you stored on that hard drive Moving on from the initial...

4 ways to start the Windows Firewall

Windows offers a powerful built-in firewall application named Windows Firewall In Windows 10 the name has been changed to Windows Defender Firewall, but it is the same app with almost the same features across all Windows versions Checking on its status is a good idea, either to make...

Fix problem: The Windows 10 Game Bar is not opening. Can’t enable Game Mode!

The Game bar and the Game Mode in Windows 10 are useful features that Microsoft designed for gamers However, it may happen that, when you play your favorite game, and you press Windows + G on your keyboard, nothing happens The Game bar is not opening, and you cannot enable Game Mode...

How to configure the microphone and the speakers in Skype for Windows 10

With more than two billion registered users using both computers and mobile devices, Skype makes it easy to connect with people from different organizations or geographies The sound quality of your Skype calls on Windows 10 relies on making correct audio settings, as well as the...